Michaela and Jessica Murdock Dillard Jenson Interview About Lackamas School – June 2003
Jessica: How long was your school year? I know that it’s 180 now, but there must have been more time off?
Dillard: We started right after Labor Day and we always got out the last of May. Usually around May 29. Yeah, [...]
Robert Edward Olson (Obituary)
Appeared: 2007-04-06 The Olympian
Robert Edward Olson, age 81, greeted the world from the top of a kitchen table on July 15, 1925 in Montborn, Washington. He said goodbye from the living room of his Tumwater home on April 3, 2007. He and his two older brothers were raised on the shores of [...]
Four Inducted into new YHS Hall of Fame
By Jenna Loughlin
February 21, 2003 Nisqually Valley News
Yelm High School unveiled its new Hall of Fame with an induction ceremony during which three Yelm alumni were honored for their athletic ability along with one coach.
Dave Wolf, center for the state champion 1958 boys’ basketball team, Aaron Kalama, 1963-67 [...]
Over the past month I have been reviewing a scrapbook from the Yelm High School Girls’ League in the 1950’s. Technically, every girl in the high school was a member of the Girls’ League much the same as students taking agriculture classes are considered members of the FFA. Since the club was so large, most [...]
By Alex Carter
Harry August Southworth was a major Yelm community leader and World War Two veteran. He attended college at Pacific Lutheran University and South Puget Sound University. Before settling in Yelm though, Harry was a teacher for the Collins School in Evergreen Valley and in close relation to his mother’s Freedom Homemaker’s [...]
Teachers Ask Code Revision
Daily Olympian 11-7-50
Washington – The teaching profession’s 21-year-old code of ethics-straitlaced and stern-is being revised.
The National Education Association said today a survey indicates that most educators, for example, want omitted from the code as unimportant such listings of “unethical” conduct as:
1. “To be careless of one’s personal appearance.”
2. “To engage in [...]
The Graduating Class of 1959
The YHS cafeteria.
Wolf’s New Store
Yelm Lumber & Hardware